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Develop a Heart of Generosity

Remember the words of the Lord Jesus, for he himself said, “It is more blessed to give than to receive.” Acts 20:35b A friend who regularly volunteers to serve meals to the needy illustrates the truth of Jesus’ teaching. “It’s so rewarding to help,” she says, explaining that the time and hard work is worth…

Confirmation Revisited

This Sunday is the day of your confirmation.  On your own two legs, in your own voice, independently and publicly and according to your own sole faith, you will declare that Jesus is your Lord and Savior.  I won’t say it for you this time, nor with you, nor to you.  You, child, will confess…

Ministry Spotlight: Evangelism

Each week we’re spotlighting a ministry at St. Peter’s to show our mission in action. This week, we’re looking at our Evangelism Ministry. Our Ministry Our proposed mission statement is “Building a community of faith by God’s grace.” Part and parcel to building community is raising up disciples. One of the descriptors in our proposed…

Advocacy Corner

Advocacy is the act or process of supporting a cause or proposal. As Christians, we are called to advocate for the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We read that Jesus calls us to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, welcome the stranger and visit the imprisoned. One way we do that is through Advocacy in order to…

The Image of the Mustard Seed

Traditional Sermon Pentecost 4 Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord, Jesus Christ (1 Colossians 1:3). Amen. Happy Fathers Day! And I also extend this greeting to all the ladies and to whomever else who have had to step in to be fathers! As I am sure all…

Third Sunday After Epiphany Preview

As Jesus passed along the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the sea—for they were fishermen. And Jesus said to them, “Follow me and I will make you fish for people.” And immediately they left their nets and followed him. As he went a little farther, he…